چرخ

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *čaxr ‎(wheel) (compare Manichaean Middle Persian chr ‎(čahr, wheel, cycle) and Manichaean Parthian cxr ‎(čaxr, wheel, cycle), Old Armenian loanword ճախր ‎(čaxr, turn, wheeling around)), from Old Iranian *čaxra- (compare Avestan 𐬗𐬀𐬑𐬭𐬀 ‎(čaxra-, wheel)), from Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *keklos (compare Sanskrit चक्र ‎(ćakrá)), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos ‎(wheel, circle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari چرخ
Iranian Persian چرخ
Tajik чарх ‎(čarx)

چرخ ‎(čarx) ‎(plural چرخ‌ها ‎(čarx-hâ))

  1. wheel
  2. cart
  3. sewing machine
  4. (poetic) sky

Derived terms[edit]